[R] R: graphics devices
Chuck Cleland
ccleland at optonline.net
Fri Jul 29 13:58:54 CEST 2005
Is this on windows? If so, how about the following:
> windows()
> plot(y~x)
> windows()
> plot(q~x)
For me, this creates two different plot _windows_ and you could tile
them to see each side-by-side. But I'm not sure how that would be
preferable to having the plots in the same window. What exactly do you
mean by different screens?
Clark Allan wrote:
> one could use the par command to plot several plots on 1 graphics
> device.
>
> i would like to do the following:
>
> say plot(y~x) on one screen and then
>
> plot(q~w) on another screen so that one can see both of them together
> but not on the same graphics device.
>
> Sean O'Riordain wrote:
>
>>Alan,
>>I'm not sure what you mean...
>>
>>perhaps
>>
>>plot(y~x) # to the screen
>>pdf("myplot.pdf")
>>plot(y~x) # write the plot to the file
>>dev.off() # close the file
>>dev.off() # close the graphics window
>>
>>s/
>>
>>On 29/07/05, Clark Allan <Allan at stats.uct.ac.za> wrote:
>>
>>>a simple question
>>>
>>>how does one produce plots on two different graphics devices?
>>>
>>>/
>>>allan
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